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Overhead shot of salmon croquettes with remoulade sauce

Cajun Salmon Croquettes

  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Total Time: 21 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


Tasty Cajun Salmon Croquettes made with fresh salmon blended with Cajun seasonings and breadcrumbs and dusted with crumbled Ritz crackers.



For the Salmon Balls:

  • 1 lb. Fresh Salmon Filet
  • 1/2 cup Italian Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Celery
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Green Onion
  • 25 Ritz Crackers
  • 1 Large Organic Egg
  • 2 tsp Creole Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika

For the Homemade Remoulade Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup Mayo
  • 2 tbsp. Dill Pickle Relish
  • 1/2 tsp. Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 tsp. Creole Seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp. Louisiana Hot Sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. White Ground Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Horseradish Sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. French Recipe Dijon Mustard
  • Dash Red Cayenne Pepper


  1. Chop celery and green onions using a food processor (paid link). Place in a large bowl.
  2. Remove the skin from the salmon filet and chop your salmon into small diced pieces. Add diced salmon, breadcrumbs, and seasonings to the same bowl. Slightly scramble your egg then add to bowl.
  3. Using a spatula, fold ingredients together until it binds, cover, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove salmon mixture from the refrigerator and form into flattened balls.
  5. Place Ritz crackers into a large zip lock bag and crush well. Dredge salmon balls with finely crushed crackers.
  6. Heat cooking pan to medium heat and add cooking oil. Fry salmon balls for 3 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and place on paper towels to absorb excess oil. 
  7. For the remoulade sauce, add all sauce ingredients into a bowl and whisk (paid link) together until smooth. Serve immediately.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Category: Comfort Food
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: French


  • Calories: 580
  • Sugar: 8.9g
  • Sodium: 1075mg
  • Fat: 26.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 68.1g
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Protein: 14.8g
  • Cholesterol: 45mg

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